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UTC-Overhead Bridge

Photo 

Interurban Overhead Bridge

1907 Postcard view

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BH Photo #482250

Map 

Description 

Not sure what two railroad lines this bridge crossed, would assume that one was the PRR. Perhaps the other was the Vandalia, but I will leave the final answer to the railroad guys.

Abutments still remained in 1959 aerial view.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Railroad tracks on Union Traction Company
Location
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1905; likely removed in the 1940's
Railroads
- Interurban
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Union Traction Company of Indiana (UTC)
Design
6-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74436, -86.33472   (decimal degrees)
40°44'40" N, 86°20'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/556167/4510591 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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